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How to install 'Gimp-plugin registry is not installed

I am having the same problem basically. I says my Gimp-plugin registry is not installed ,yet, the program is still there and working. I wanted to try to fix an old color photo and thought that ...
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Can`t update Ubuntu 12.04LTS headless server via terminal

I previously tried to update to 3.2.0.36-linux-generic but this was broken for some reason so every time I restart my server I have to boot 3.2.0.35-linux-generic. When I try sudo apt-get upgrade I ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 and issues with gnome shell 3.8

Please suggest a very safe way to upgrade gnome to version 3.8.1 in Ubuntu 13.04 x86_64. I used gnome3 ppa, both stable and staging, did sudo update and sudo dist-upgrade, but finally found my Unity ...
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Why does Ubuntu allow me to only upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 Alpha Release?

I have Ubuntu 12.10, and I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04. But what is weird is that Ubuntu only allows me to update to 'Ubuntu 13.04 Alpha Release. I don't get it. Some people say to go to software ...
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evolution won't retrieve gmail

Since I upgraded to 12.04, evolution doesn't retrieve mail from my gmail address. Mail is not automatically retrieved anymore and when I hit the send/receive button, it gets stuck on updating. How ...
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Problems with library dependancies after upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04?

I am afraid that my upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 may have messed up dependancies on my system somehow - I upgraded Friday night, and the upgrade was apparently successful, but after rebooting unity ...
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“New Ubuntu release 12.04 is available” I don't see this message in Update Manager (Ubuntu 11.10)

I want to upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. I have selected "For any new version" in "Notify me of a new Ubuntu version". I executed the following commands successfully: sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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Can't update anymore since the upgrade to 13.04 broke down

A few days ago I tried to upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 but in the middle of the upgrade my computer shut down due to power problems in my house. After I booted my computer again there was a problem ...
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dpkg error when installing linux

After running: sudo apt-get -f install or sudo apt-get install linux this error appears: dpkg: error processing linux-generic (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured dpkg: ...
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Ubuntu dependency problems after `do-release-upgrade`

I recently performed do-release-upgrade, and it appears to have broken some of my packages. I can't properly apt-get autoremove or apt-get upgrade any more. $ sudo apt-get install -f ... Errors ...
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Neverwinter Nights does not run in 13.04

I installed Neverwinter Nights on this very machine while running 12.10, following the instructions here. Since upgrading to 13.04, nwn hangs when I run it. This is a strace log file generated by my ...
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Cannot log in with GUI after 12.10->13.04 upgrade

Yesterday I ran the graphical program that offered to upgrade my Ubuntu 12.10 system to 13.04 and it appeared to run flawlessly. By that I mean it presented no errors or warnings, ran to completion, ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.10 -> 13.04 Upgrade & MDADM Raid Arrary

Now that 13.04 is out - i am looking to upgrade my home server (test rig) to have a play. Just wondering what effect running do-release-upgrade Would have on my MDADM raid array? Would it survive ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 upgrade failed

Today I upgraded to 13.04 (from 12.10) and I already regret doing this because while upgrading my whole system froze (waited for more than 2 hours) and I had to use a hard shutdown. Since that moment ...
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Why is my Ubuntu diplaying inconsistent version using two different methods?

I recently updated my Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 using commands: sudo apt-get update and upgraded sudo apt-get upgrade After that I did do-release-upgrade -d But after sometime my system ...
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How can I complete the failed upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I tried to upgrade to 12.04 LTS but it got stuck at 36 minutes to complete upgrading. I restarted the computer and cannot boot my previous version of Ubuntu 2.6.32. It stuck at this message: since ...
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Can not install phpmyadmin and mysql

after an interrupted upgrade of ubuntu 10.04 server LTS to ubuntu 12.04 server LTS somethings weren't installed correctly. Anyways I installed apache, ftp, phpmyadmin etc. At some point I deleted some ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 just Killed Wine & ZSNES

My system just did a partial upgrade. I was busy doing something else so just let it get on with things. Now it has removed Wine and ZSNES and won't allow me to reinstall them! Is there a way to ...
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Upgrading to Ubuntu

I really like the open source ideology and am thinking of installing ubuntu. Currently I'm using windows 8 but my computer was originally windows 7. Much of the software I currently have on my ...
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Tried to install a Kernel, now i have mutliple problems!

I tried to upgrade the kernal to 3.8.2 but it didn't work. So after learning that 3.8 wouldn't work with bumblebee I tried to go back and install 3.5.25. It still didn't work. uname -r says: ...
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Problems booting 12.04.2 after update

I recently bought parts for a small mediacenter PC, and planned on running ubuntu with XBMC. I'm having massive problems with installing ubuntu and thinking about switching to windows (worst case). ...
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Should I install GRUB while upgrading Ubuntu from 10.04 to 12.04 on a VPS?

I just purchased a VPS running Ubuntu 10.04. During the installation, it asked if I would like to install GRUB. I actually don't know if I want to install GRUB or not. I'm afraid that I may mess ...
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cannot reinstall skype after manually removing its “held back” package

I am running 12.04 (precise) Ubuntu on my computer, which I keep it up to date. Recently skype started being listed as a "kept back" package whenever I ran a software update. Stupidly I uninstalled ...
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Pause upgrade halfway through?

With my current Internet connection, it will take about 18 hours to download all the files needed to upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10. Is there a way that I can first download the files in the background ...
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Issue with linux-image-3.13.0-44-generic & linux-image-extra-3.13.0-44-generic

I've been using Ubuntu Server for a few months now but still a relative newbie. I'm getting the below output after running sudo apt-get -f upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency ...
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Upgrade Jenkins 1.486 (12.04) to latest build from jenkins-ci.org

I am wondering whether it is possible to upgrade a Jenkins 1.486 installation (on Ubuntu 12.04, official repository) to the latest version offered on jenkins-ci.org. I really need to upgrade because ...
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What does it means : '/sbin/ldconfig.real: /usr/lib/libgraph.so.1 is not a symbolic link'

Whenever i use : apt-get upgrade Always at end of line it's shows this :- /sbin/ldconfig.real: /usr/lib/libgraph.so.1 is not a symbolic link EDIT:- ls -l /sbin/ldconfig.real output :- ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS unresponsive after update

After attempting to install the most recent updates, my system restarted into a black screen. After entering my login information, I got the following messages: ...
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Problems after upgrading Macbook Pro to Ubuntu 14.10

So I was dual-booting Mac OS X Yosemite and Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr to begin with. Then, after upgrading Ubuntu to 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, I started having all sorts of problems. The most annoying and ...
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Failed upgrading 12.10-14.04, error with fontconfig

I'm running 12.10 on a VPS, and realizing it's not supported anymore, I tried upgrading. I followed a thread from the forum here, and did the following: Updated the sources.list file: ###### Ubuntu ...
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Graphical problems after upgrading to 14.04

I upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. After some complications (could not login with GUI), when I login with GUI I get this: Any suggestions?
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X-cursor size decreased after Linux kernel upgrade

Compositing doesn't work well in ubuntu-mate 14.04 in kernel 3.13 so I upgraded the kernel to latest 3.19-rc5 where it works awesome. However, my xcursor's size has diminished. I tried changing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't login with GUI

Today I decided to update my ubunt. Bad decision. I had Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed and I updated it to the newest 14.04. After the installation process was done, I rebooted and tried to login at the ...
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Getting error in upgrading Ubuntu to 14.04?

The contents of my /etc/apt/sources.list are: deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy main universe multiverse deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security main universe multiverse ...
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Ubuntu Server upgrade 12.04 to 14.04: Didn't accept MySQL password

When I tried to upgrade my Linode server yesterday, the process asked me to choose between automatic or manual upgrade of the databases (I don't remember the exact terminology). I wanted to do ...
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Computer do not suspend after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10

My system is not suspending after I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10. When click Suspend, the screen goes black, but do not suspend. My notebook led shows that they are still awakening. Also, I have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 slows down after last update

I have updated all system packages with sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade After that, my laptop (LENOVO B590) goes in fits and starts. How I ...
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Ubuntu doesn't show that it is updated

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I just updated to 14.10 but when I open About This Computer it shows that ubuntu is still 14.04!! How I installed updates: Went to Software & Updates. Clicked ...
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12.04 to 14.04.1 update , space problem , boot to busybox results

I had Windows Vista 32 bit living on my hard drive, total partitions = 1 I downloaded a small program from the internet in 2012 and using this program in Windows Vista I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma5 suspend/hibernate problems

I updated my kubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10/plasma5. I have some annoying problems (no splash screen, sometimes problems booting). But a much bigger problem is the fact that I can no longer suspend and ...
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Troubleshooting Upgrade to 14.10

I tried to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10, but the upgrade failed. I received the message: Calculating the changes Could not calculate the upgrade An unresolvable problem occurred while ...
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I am getting the following error when I upgrade Ubuntu, from 13.10 to 14.04?

W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/binary-i38/Packages' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) , E:Some ...
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Do package versions of graphics-related software change in LTS?

I would like to ask if package versions of graphics-related software are likely to change in current LTS (14.04)? For example if software (for example ImageMagick) contains some bugs that are fixed in ...
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`dnscrypt-proxy' package freeze at update, remove or reinstall

I'm trying to upgrade packages, every time I ran sudo apt-get upgrade process freezes at setting up dnscrypt-proxy: Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers ...
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Choice to replace utouch for multitouch in 14.04?

I wrote an application that previously utilized the utouch framework in 12.04 but now it won't work due to the utouch libraries not being present in 14.04. What is the best course of action to take to ...
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Not getting GUI after upgradig to 14.04

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and after restarting I am getting this displayed on the screen: mount: mounting /dev/loop0 on /root failed: Invalid argument mount: mounting /dev on /root/dev failed: ...
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After upgrading to 14.04 my computer won't start just after a few tries. Also after hibernating it freezes. Help!

After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 my computer won't start just after a few tries. It kind of freezes at that purple screen, nothing after, so I have to turn it off manually and try again. Today it ...
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Distribution manager freezes when upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

The distribution manager freezes when upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04. The download goes smoothly. At one point during the install it restarts. After the restart it just freezes. Then I have to do the ...
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My installation doesn't work updated from 12.04 to 14.04 through online

I was using Ubuntu 12.04. I tried to upgrade it to 14.04 online. Everything was completed successfully. After completion of the installation process, there were one pop-up window come for Reboot Now ...
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performance go down after upgrading to ubuntu 14.10 from ubuntu 14,04

Merry Christmas everybody, here is my problem : Some week ago, I upgraded my Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 14.10. After that my computer performance has decreased. What is the problem?How do I solve it? ...